Section 21 of the Company Director Disqualification Act 1986

Set out below in full is section 21 of the Company Director Disqualification Act 1986 setting out the general provisions relating to the interaction of the Insolvency Act 1986 with the Company Director Disqualification Act 1986.

Interaction with Insolvency Act 1986

1. References in this Act to the official receiver, in relation to the winding up of a company or the bankruptcy of an individual, are to any person who, by virtue of section 399 of the Insolvency Act 1986, is authorised to act as the official receiver in relation to that winding up or bankruptcy; and, in accordance with section 401(2) of that Act, references in this Act to an official receiver includes a person appointed as his deputy.

2. Sections 1A 6 to 10 13, 14, 15, 19(c) and 20 of, and Schedule 1 to, this Act and sections 1 and 17 of this Act as they apply for the purposes of those provisions are deemed included in Parts I to VII of the Insolvency Act 1986 for the purposes of the following sections of that Act:

  • section 411 (power to make insolvency rules);
  • section 414 (fees orders);
  • section 420 (orders extending provisions about insolvent companies to insolvent partnerships);
  • section 422 (modification of such provisions in their application to recognised banks); . .

3. Section 434 of that Act (Crown application) applies to sections 1A 6 to 10, 13, 14, 15, 19(c) and 20 of, and Schedule 1 to, this Act and sections 1 and 17 of this Act as they apply for the purposes of those provisions as it does to the provisions of that Act which are there mentioned.

4. For the purposes of summary proceedings in Scotland, section 431 of that Act applies to summary proceedings for an offence under section 11 or 13 of this Act as it applies to summary proceedings for an offence under Parts I to VII of the Act.

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